Bots, trolls and fake news

In recent months, following the furore over the activities of ‘Russian bots’ and their impact on the US presidential election, the Brexit referendum and indeed elections in a range of other western nations, Twitter has been taking a proactive approach to the problem, and has suspended more than 70 million fake accounts. The move followed

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Malware: A month in review – June 2018

Cryptomining and botnets are in the spotlight this month, with the former continuing its meteoric rise and becoming more sophisticated, and the latter making a comeback. There is significant crossover between the two, as botnets are increasingly being used in cryptocurrency mining operations, alongside their more traditional uses like distributing malspam. In mid-June, researchers discovered

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